Extreme weather displaces more people than war

Extreme weather displaces more people than war

Floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters drove 22 million people out of their homes in 2013. That is three times the number of people displaced by war and twice as many as were displaced by extreme weather in the 1970s. The study Global Estimates 2014. People...
Lima climate summit postpones key decisions until 2015

Lima climate summit postpones key decisions until 2015

Lima Climate summit a disappointment The vital Lima climate summit was a disappointment.  Governments have to put individual climate pledges on table in the first half of next year, forming the foundations of the global climate agreement due in Paris next December. ...